Category Archives: farm

Big Barn Prep-Lamb Watch 2017

The Big Barn is old, really old, its coming into it’s 90th year per the locals and its been repaired, its had add on’s done to it, and its also aging.. always aging, always being putter on, working on.. This … Continue reading

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Help on the farm

I got a interesting comment on one of my recent posts about the fact that I don’t appear to have much outside help on the farm.. She is not wrong.. In 12 years, we have hired and or bartered our own helping … Continue reading

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Sunset Summer 2015

Our little farm is never truly quiet, birds chip, critters rip grass, or chew cud, toads sing, wind blows on trees, the farm hums and sings but it has a feel of quietness to it. Hubby snapped this photo for … Continue reading

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Dry lot.. o my

We all have this wonderful thought that as a small farmer that we will never be like those big ag farms and to tell the truth I do my best to make sure that is true.. but sometimes.. just sometimes … Continue reading

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New Birth and MIA-Sheep

I will be in the mood soon to write more on my March Challenges but if you do not hear more from today, its because I am not a happy camper today.. It is with a sad heart that I … Continue reading

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We have Running Water!

Well, it took five days, a new part and some time but we have hot and cold running water again. I can very happy to have that lovely hot and cold running water in the house and in the barn … Continue reading

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Wells, Water and more Water..

I am going to be busy again today with adding in a few extra things but I will do my best to get at least two more posts up today, if I get in writer mode, I will get that … Continue reading

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Reader Question- The Farm

Hi Guys, I had a reader make a comment with a question that got my wheels spinning, it went along the lines of, you are so lucky (yes, I am) that you have the farm and do so many things with it, … Continue reading

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Its Cold out there

Its both cold and snowy on the farm, the critters are in hunker down mode, We finally sighed in defeat and turned on the heat lamps for the chickens and other fowl, they are loving it and it has increased … Continue reading

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Baby is cold outside.. Bedding.

Sometimes it really pays off to keep your ears open and to ask what folks are thinking about doing. in this case we are talking about Straw! aka warm bedding.. Normally I buy straw from the same supplier of my … Continue reading

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